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SFGTV2
Jan 9, 2013 6:30am PST
obviously, with the amount of influence and impact that nightlife has on san francisco, that is obviously very important to the city, and to the mayor directly. it is so closely tied to what makes san francisco such a beautiful city, and so closely site -- tied to what makes san francisco -- what makes people want to come to san francisco and live in this city. it is important to what we do and many of the businesses that exist here on an ongoing basis. we have 16 million visitors a year. that is in no small part due to the activities associated with the night life and this city. that is not lost on all of us. one of the things that i think it's important to the mayor and myself as i sit here today, and i know that you guys are going to be focusing on, i looked out and i see so many pieces of the city family here engaged in this conversation. i think it is really a measurable thing that you have the chief of police introducing today's conversation and today's forum with you in addition to having the board of supervisors as civil the understand the work that you and why
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
task san francisco to help us in a noble cause. it is known as the -- career initiatives of 2014. learn about it. it will save our environment by using a viable renewable resource it will create jobs for millions of californians. it will be reforest our trees, seal, expunge, destroy any felony, misemeanor, present or prior. it will allow those 21 and over responsible adults to use cannabis responsibly like they do in other nations. it will tax the recreation industry like tomatoes and the money will go to the social infrastructure. we will go nationwide with this. plan ongoing worldwide with this. we will end the war on cannabis. using a medicine that comes from god, genesis 2:9, crack open your bibles. san francisco is a city of love. congratulations. it is the interest of my life work since 1976. god bless you all. >> next speaker. >> president chiu, supervisors, elected officials and public. i stand to be in a great deal of excitement because within our african-american tradition we are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. i congratulate tho
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
is committed to doing everything i can so that san francisco lives up to the promise that i think is the promise the proximity of us who were not born here to the city and who kept so many of us who were born here, here. we truly are city that not only tolerates but actually cherishes values diversity. that recognizes the humanity, the merit that every individual has. that's why i live in san francisco. i believe that this board of supervisors, working with this mayor and the rest of elected family will make that happen. thank you (applause) >> president: it is not honor to recognize a recently reelected colleague from district 11, supervisor john avalos. >> supervisor avalos: thank you president chiu, and i want to congratulate you on your election to president of the board. i want to say thank you for your service. also want to congratulate newcomers to the board of supervisors, supervisor london breed an supervisor norman yee. i was moved and impressed by your speech this morning supervisor breed, the passion you bring, intersection of our interests are great. i
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 9:00am PST
san francisco. and i think we have a collective understanding that there is a growing awareness on the part of san franciscans about the need to do more to address gun violence and to believe -- and i believe that there is a desire for us as elected officials to take greater steps in implementing institutional solutions to these issues. * these weapons and this ammunition over here to my right don't belong in the hands of san francisco and online suppliers, online suppliers have an obligation to disclose to law enforcement officers information about residents buying large amounts of this lethal ammunition. i just want to say thank you for being here. i look forward to introducing this legislation. as soon as we hit the ground running in january. i appreciate your support, mr. mayor, and i look forward to continuing to working together. thank you. * >> thank you, supervisor. chief has been a great partner in not only law enforcement, with ideas of what else we could do. * chief sur i'm going to ask the chief to come up and talk about why we need to ban this ammunition, what it t
SFGTV2
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
get around san francisco, that everyone can get to where they need to go. it is an important part of making the economy of san francisco work, to making the quality of life good and better. but it's not just get around san francisco any old way. this is san francisco, and we have values that we bring to our transportation system. we want people to get around in a way that steps lightly on the environment. we want people to get around in ways that are enjoyable. and that really contribute to what makes san francisco special, such as our wonderful cable cars. but above all, we want to make sure that people can get around the city safely. it's no good to have a great transportation system if people can't get around safely. people need to not only be able to be safe, but to be able to feel safe, and nowhere is that more important than when you're on foot because that is when you're arguably the most vulnerable. it's also how every trip starts and ends. and many trips in san francisco, and we want more of them in between, to be on foot as well because it's a nicer way to enjoy the city
SFGTV2
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
right now in san francisco would go a long way to say that we kind of got this thing figured out, but we can always get better. before i leave and pass it over to the panel and back over to audrey, maybe for about five minutes i can take any questions. i never want to leave without hearing it from me. ok, jocelyn, they are all happy. thank you. [applause] >> our board of supervisors is very important to us. they make laws that we have to follow. it gives me great pleasure to introduce the president of the board of supervisors, david chiu. [applause] >> good afternoon. first, if any of you have ever wondered what an ls -- and elected officials sounds like with anesthesia and his mouth, i want to let you know that i got out of a dental chair 20 minutes ago after a few hours of dentists work. but i wanted to give a few remarks of how i think we are doing. i'm very much more are optimistic about how we're doing than four years ago. i read an article from the chronicle and it said that the candidates disagreed on everything, except for the need to crack down on entertainment violence. i did n
SFGTV2
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
>> you're watching quick bites, a look at san francisco foods. today you're in for a real treat. oh, my. food inspired by the mediterranean and released with a twist so unique you can only find it in one place in san francisco. the 56th annual armenian bizarre, this is extra special not only because i happen to be armenian, but there is so much deliciousness here and i can't wait to share it with all of you. let's go. ♪ ♪ >> armenia, culture and cusine has had many cultural exchanges with its neighbors. today armenian food has food from the mediterranean, middle east and europe. >> this is san francisco with the largest armenian food festival and widely recognized as one of the best food festivals in the area. we have vendors that come up from fresno, los angeles. we have everyone here in the neighborhood. that's really what it is, is drawing people to see a little bit of our culture and experience what we experience weekend in and weekend out. >> we are behind the scenes now watching the chef at work preparing some delicious armenian. this is a staple in armenian cooking, right
SFGTV2
Jan 9, 2013 12:30pm PST
. in san francisco, we tried to ban assault weapons some years ago. we were unsuccessful in the courts in being able to do so. we are going to renew these efforts in light of the sandy hook sentiment and i know there's just a higher level of sentiment that causes us to focus even more on what we can do locally. in fact, this higher level of sentiment, as you'll hear from the police chief, has even caused one of the highest rates of gun return. certainly we paid some money for that, but he's going to tell you there are some individuals out there, in light of sandy hook, that returned their guns and without even asking for remuneration of those guns. and he'll explain that level of detail. but it was the highest level of gun return this past weekend that we were honored to share with our community partners in making sure that we get these guns off the streets. two pieces of legislation that we are introducing to the board of supervisors with the support of our police chief, our health department, and certainly being led by supervisor cohen whose district has experienced an inordinate amo
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 9:30am PST
, pedestrian injuries occur in about 5% of the streets in san francisco. and you'll be hearing more about -- those will be the areas that will be more focused. , and so, i want to just thank you for your time. (applause) >> thanks, tomas. the public health lands that dph has brought to roadway safety has really, i think, made us all much better and it's going to make our programs a lot more effective. * lenz it's we're in the final stage of development. we're grateful to have them on board. having a strategy is good, but it's only good if we actually execute on it. and the people of san francisco are lucky to have a very strong and tenacious voice to not only help us develop the strategy, but then to make sure we're doing what we need to be doing. walk sf has been a very constructive, but very strong arc advocate for making walking in san francisco not just more enjoyable, but safer. * so, we're very pleased to have with us executive director of walk sf, elizabeth smith. (applause) >> thank you, ed. walk san francisco and its members look forward to a strong and effective pedestrian stra
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
day. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
of the ship staying on board the "overseas raymar" in san francisco bay hopefully enjoying four or five days of unexpected vacation time enjoying the sights of san francisco bay as the coast guard and the ntsb get the investigations going. >> the abc7 news i-team has been digging into the background of guy kleess, piloting the "overseas raymar" at the time of the accident. there are three addresses under his name. one in san francisco. one in wyoming. what appears to be the current one in maryland. you see video provided to us by the san francisco bar pilots who work a week on and a week off but can trade ships. we asked shipping officials about the possibility of pilot fatigue and the bar pilot came to san francisco from maryland right before the crash. >> was he on a red eye? >> we do not know when he came on or off or when he got on or off the ship. >> the shipping industry has filed suit to get information of the pilot's shift and whether fatigue is a problem. the bar pilots and the board are appealing a september decision. you can keep up with new developments by following us at abc7 ne
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 11:30am PST
period is to support san francisco's building benchmark initiatives using our engineering staff to provide more comprehensive energy audits and technical assistance to small businesses and multi-family property owners. energy systems analysis to improve small facilities, comprehensive -- to fund a comprehensive multi-lingual grassroots community outreach campaign, and integrate technology and new emerging technologies and to community facilities and replace old refrigeration units and restaurants and convenience stores. for outreach kind of plan for 2013 moving forward, we've been spending a lot of time looking at lessons learned from previous campaigns. we want to develop more strategic outreach activities and marketing campaigns, utilizing san francisco's gis mapping systems to identify key target market street in san francisco. and although we've been very successful, there are some areas that we feel internally that we need to work on. a couple of things that we're looking at is specializing products to targeted business sectors. so, looking at led light changes and looking
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
fortunate in san francisco, as we have had an opportunity to reflect with the established partnerships we have in this city. not only with the city of san francisco and the mayor's office. but the police department. the department of public health. our community-based organizations. and all the multitudes of others in this community that work with us arm in arm to provide services to our students and community. we strive to bring safety to our workplaces. and safety to our schools. so that our students can thrive. and our educators can teach. we are fortunate to have trained professionals on our campuses. including social workers and nurses and wellness services. and ladies and gentlemen, if not for the largess of the san francisco voting community, we would not be able to do this. we want to thank you for the voting of our schools. when you go to the ballot box and vote for the parcel tax and bonds, this is what you vote for. the systems that keep people safe. and we want to thank you. and we have wellness centers and as you know it takes a village. we will stand with those in our commun
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
and was in advanced classes in maryland. his assignment in san francisco was visation valley or martin luther king. he's maintained a 3.7 gpa and is not challenged. he has almost no homework and no projects. the gate program seems to be unorganized and communication with the teachers has resulted in little change. in order to reach martin luther king, kesean must take two buses results in a one-hour commute each way. we live five blocks from (inaudible) middle school. he was registered this december with abstos, we were understood that these schools were banned. his father was told that he would have no information about waiting list until march 2013, really, the list does not all right exist? what are the options for a solid student in this system? how can we get a good education for kesean? how can we plan alternative for what is not providing him with a challenged or adequate education? any places for me to pursue this? >> we have you get with the chief of staff, and have the middle schools to follow up with you. >> to whom do i give this? thank you. >> good evening ladies
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 7:30pm PST
to acknowledge former san francisco supervisor, what am i good friends for many years since the days of treasure island, annemarie conroy. maggie -- (indiscernible) and maureen irwin, my campaign manager another aid in my office. ahmed -- amazing people to work with. in terms of campaign structure and commitment to probably have the best team. i know that supervisor mar and supervisor yee ran hard races, but i have the best team. i am thankful to people i went to, public school, junior high, elementary, galileo high school. mr. wayne at galileo sent me a check, professors at usf, it was a humbling experience. there are so many people to thank. the last two people that i have to thank, first of all -- harris, the attorney general. she came out, stepped out there is reportedly and has been with me every step of the way. i want to thank you publicly, our great attorney general for the state of california and i want to thank the person who has demonstrated what it means to be courageous, to stand up for what is the right thing. amelia ashley ward, the publisher, she had my back and supported
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 8:30am PST
proposal for a successor collective bargaining agreement from the san francisco unified school district, and 2013-13 initial proposal for a successor collective bargain agreement, both will be held on january 22, 2013. discussion of other educational, issues none. and item n, none. item o, we will vote on the calendar for one item that was severed. roll call. >> ly. >> yes. >> wong. >> yes. >> fewer. yes. >> haney. >> yes. >> maufas. >> yes. >> murase. >> yes. >> wynns. >> aye. >> item p, consent calendar resolutions, this our audit, 2-c, and our auditor is in the audience. >> i first want to congratulate president norton and vice president fewer, on your new titles. we have with us tonight leonard dana, to give you a short presentation on our 2011-12 audit. the company has done our audits for six or seven years now. and mr. dana has been a partner on this for three years now i think. >> i am on my second go around. >> exactly. >> usually when we present the audit reports, we usually have a lot to talk about. because of the findings. but i went back and looked at prior reports. and i di
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 10:30am PST
suspects, the san francisco suspects who come forward when you have problems and help you to fix them, and i will end with that because they make a difference, and i will end with that, and i brought something with me i want to show you. that's the emergency plan that i as the first all hazards emergency plan that we wrote for this city. it was praised up and down the coast. you have a better one now, and could you reach that little book on top? yeah. and in my navy training -- when you get in an airplane you don't get in and the key in. you put this on your lap and do all the check offs. well, having been a chief executive i know their lips get tired when they read more than one page. sorry, but you know, but anyway i put this book together, and i mainly for the mayor and his primary assistants, so when bad stuff happened in the middle of the night you could pull this off of your bureau and go to the first three or four things that you have to do in order to save lives and property, and i understand this has a grandfather. okay, which is great. so thank you very, very much.
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 8:30pm PST
life i worked in high-tech. and when i came to san francisco and saw some of the antiquated systems we use in the city and the school system, it was appalling. but in a short time they have brought our schools up to the 21st century, and it was good to hear a reporting on that. and we secondly took up a pathway to community contracting and hiring a resolution on local hire. and we discussed the proposed resolution, suggested some language changes. there will be further discussions in january and february. we were talking about having stakeholder meetings during this time to really flush out that resolution. staff is hoping to put together a first draft in february for folks to review before the building and grounds meeting in march. there will be a meeting this month of building and grounds, the third monday is a holiday. so it would fall on january 28. and i have been asked to take up the issue of project labor agreement. that's one of the agenda items. so that's going to be held later this month. thank you. >> commissioner mendoza. >> thank you. i will making a new appointment to the
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
with a live look outside from our roof camera here on van ness ave looking back at san francisco. good morning i am james fletcher. i am anny hong. >> erica has a look at your forecast good morning erica. >> good morning to you both as we take a live look outside at our roof camera in downtown san francisco. we have clouds and areas of fog. not nearly as dense as yesterday's. it should be clearing relatively quickly compared to yesterday's. the dense fog advisory was extended. expect cloudy conditions light rain is a possibility. we may see scattered showers. the chance increases into the evening hours. it is not that cold. upper '30's for santa rosa and navato. 48 in downtown san francisco. 48 in oakland. >> satellite and radar shows high pressure is breaking apart a cold air mass will infiltrates the bay area. we do not have any warm weather in the extended forecast for quite some time. oakland will reach 57. 54 for downtown san francisco. 54 in san mateo. there is potential for rain showers. >> future cast four shows by lunchtime light rain in the north bay. also an increase in cloud cover.
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
from a san francisco pioneer to his wife in the 19 -- in the 1800s. it was created by a san francisco gold smith artisan. >> reporter: that is until monday when someone snatched it. oakland police would not release a picture citing the ongoing investigation. all we can tell you it's 7 by 9, about the size of a shoebox. it's gold with images of california on the box. >> this is a theft not just on a valuable object but the theft of the history and the heritage of our children. >> reporter: it's the second time this has happened. there was another heist in november. >> the museum believes in both theft, the thief came through the garden. in both thefts, he came to this area in the museum. back in november, took an item in there and then from here and then on monday took that box located right there. >> reporter: two burglaries in two month, both when the methamphetamine was closed. both caught on video. >> there are striking similarities. >> reporter: police believe the same man is responsible, described as black, 5'9" to 6 feet, medium complexion with short, black hair. wearing a dark
KICU
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >>> a 19-year-old pleaded not guilty to murder charges in a san francisco court today in connection with a deadly crash on new year's day. david morales is accused of shooting at three people and fleeing police before crashing at 21st street and south van ness. the impact of his crash killed two people and seriously injured a third. >>> an oakland mother is asking for help looking for her run away son who has the mental capacity of an 11-year-old. here's 15-year-old charles anderson. he's big for his age. he's 5' 11, and weighs 230 pounds. his mother and step father say charles left his home sunday afternoon after they argued about him going to see a friend. his mother says she has checked with friends and family and he's not with them. >>> there are questions tonight about whether fbi investigators are on the right track in a new search for more victims of the speed freak killers. crews continued for a second day excavating a well in san joaquin county. the well was identified after six months of investigation, including interviews with one of the killers. but a map drawn by sherma
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 9:30pm PST
with sheet metal workers 104. welcome. >>> thank you. i'm anthony rabino, 104 local workers in san francisco. can you pass this out to the commissioners, please? a letter here, directed to [speaker not understood]. depending on a couple jobs here jlc 39-35 [speaker not understood]. protest the award of any contractor who utilizes american mechanical services of walnut creek. we here by request that the san francisco public utilities commission declare that american medical service of walnut creek is not a responsible bidder. our basis for this request is that -- is evidence that the american mechanical services of walnut creek has not paid correct prevailing wage to sheet metal workers on the following projects. new city office for the city of orinda, maxine health center for the city and county of san francisco, laboratory and office for alameda counties, [speaker not understood] ranch in [speaker not understood] for unified school district. el cerito [speaker not understood]. enclosed are copies of the complaints against american mechanical services of walnut creek. this information is a m
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 12:00am PST
>> my name is phil ginsburg and the general manager of the san francisco parks and rec department and i want to welcome everybody to the 83rd annual holiday tree lighting. happy holidays to you all. this is san francisco's official holiday tree right behind us, uncle john's tree and over 100 years old, and tonight it sports over 550 christmas holiday lights. >> five, four, three, two, one! >> yay! ing please call the role. >> director bridget. >> brinkman? >> present. >> director heinicke is anticipated. director lee? >> present. >> director nolan? present. rib key present. mr. chairman, directors, you have a quorum. announcement of produce sound producing devices during the meeting please be advised the ringing of cell phones, pagers and other similar sound producing electronic devices are prohibited at the meeting. any person responsible for one going off in the meeting may be asked to leave the room. and please know that cell phones that are put on the vibrate position do cause microphone interference so the board respectfully request they be placed in the off tion position. f
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 3:00am PST
with the city of san francisco downtown parking corporation for the fifth & mission garage, and execute agreements with vendors, consultants, and commercial tenants. directors, in addition to a member of the public wishing to address you, staff also requested that the item be severed. they would request that you amend the resolution to add language to -- one of the result clauses that would state -- it would add the following language. on term substantially similar to the enclosed agreement. so, the further resolve clause would read the san francisco transportation authorizes the director to execute a termination agreement with the san francisco downtown parking [speaker not understood] insert language, on terms substantially similar to the enclosed agreement: and execute agreement with vendors, consultants and commercial tenants, et cetera, et cetera. >> is there a member of the public who wishes to zvictiontion about this? -- to speak about this? >> yes, david con. >> good afternoon. >>> i've dadev kahn, [speaker not understood], on behalf of the san francisco downtown parking corpora
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
very much. would you call item 1? >> item number 1 is a resolution authorizing the san francisco department of human services to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $105,000 from code for america labs, inc., toward the cost of participating in the 2013 code for america (cfa) fellowship program, which has specially selected the department of human services to receive technology design services from cfa to increase access to public benefits by the city's lowest income residents. >> thank you. for this item we have dave curtis. >> good morning, chairman chu, commissioners -- commissioners. supervisors. happy new year to everybody. this particular resolution we're kind of excited about. it's a technology grant. we were fortunate to be chosen by code for america to participate in this. code for america is a relatively new nonprofit that's been doing some cutting edge technology working with various cities throughout the united states and connecting citizens to their government. this particular one we're straying from their model slightly in that we're folkuousing
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
>> reporter: san francisco police are looking for suspects in two separate violent crimes that sent two people to the hospital this morning. >>> we're following developing news from new york city. we're getting word of dozens of injuries now in a ferry accident in lower manhattan. >> reporter: and the search is on this morning for the thief that targeted the oakland museum of california, not once but the museum was hit twice. we'll tell you what was taken and what the museum is doing to try to catch the people responsible. >> reporter: it's judgment day for barry bonds and other baseball greats. we'll tell you why some people think when it comes to the hall of fame, they are out. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> police are investigating a violent night in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. paul chambers is live with information on injuries after a shooting and a stabbing just a block apart. paul? >> reporter: good morning, tori. now, police released the -- the scene here. take a look at some video here. police say the fi
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
to stay connected with each other. so on that note we're working with san francisco unified school district, as well as integrating veterans pre-orientation programs there. as well as the sf state university veterans club to generate internship paths into construction employers like webcor, turner, dbs and other employers. we can start with the transbay project and then move forward from there. so it's kind of a multi-pronged approach and still a work in progress. working with the unions, as well as the building trades to make sure that we have got them all aligned and identifying existing veterans in the union first, followed by any possible new-hires and beating the bushs to make sure that we get veterans integrated. kind of a lot to swallow, but i have a handout that outlines everything that we have done to-date. webcor obayashi has hired nine direct hire positions within our company. turner at the recent u.s. hornet career fair hired one and i think the key is developing the one-on-one relationships with the sourcing agencies to find the veterans that are out there and get the
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 10:00am PST
hope you will stick around for that. only in san francisco treat and a little vision accompaniment from our favor fire boat. so, thank you all very much. please, please, enjoy this day. thank you. (applause) >> all right, 3 2,, 1, go. [cheering and applauding] ... >> good afternoon. this is our disaster council meeting of october 26. thank you all for coming. welcome to our emergency operations center. as you know we generally meet at city hall but today is a very special day that you will learn about as we unfold our agenda and thank you again for coming. i'm going to turn the table over to mayor lee who is going to give some opening remarks. >> thank you. good afternoon everyone and welcome to our turk street emergency operations center. first of all i want to thank everybody. anybody wearing orange gets a special treat in my eyes today. anyway we're still celebrating and i never knew that wearing orange and the giants and sports will be so closely connected to what we do in emergency management but it is and it is for good reason because our city's success is really dependent
SFGTV2
Jan 9, 2013 1:00am PST
grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our mod
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
" that remains anchored in san francisco bay. this is a live picture there, you can see it is lit up and, again, there will be boarding this morning, so that crews can continue to investigate. overhead, coast guard investigators were on before the tanker and they interviewed the bar pilot, guy kleess at the helm of where the accident occurred and he has passed an alcohol test, the results of a drug test yet pending. more on the investigation in 30 minutes. >> we have been tweeting about this since the story broke. you can keep up by following abc7 news bay area open twitter and more at abc7news.com including a slide show with pictures of the damage. >> a peninsula community is mobilizing to prepare for a possible flood along the creek because major damage in a storm last month. amy hollyfield is live in pal alto. what are they doing? >> they will give the creek a new look a sand bag necklace. it is quiet now. the crews know it has risen to the fence here. they are worried. they have 4,000 sandbags ready to go. it took a day just to fill them all but they are ready. today, the crews will line th
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
over my shoulder are the lowest temperatures so far this winter. san jose down to 31. san francisco 36. find out when we likely will be even colder than that. coming up. >>> and it happens all the time. you wait around forever only to get stood up by the cable guy. how you can get paid if they don't show up. well, well well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. green light. cbs reporter len ramirez is in san jose where businesses are in favor of the one- ye >>> the san jose city council is considering giving curbside cafes the green light. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez in san jose where businesses are in favor of the one year pilot program. >> in this space here we only lo
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
than these numbers. san francisco flirting with 32 degrees before the end of the week. details on how warm we'll get in the afternoon, or not, that's coming up in a few minutes. >>> thank you. a familiar flash between wildlife and the urban world. the bay area neighborhood that has the coyote problem. >> nobody came, nobody bothered to call me. >> every homeowner's pet peeve. waiting for the workman that never shows. how you can make them pay for your inconvenience. >> those sweet drinks even the diet ones come with a cost. it's more than calories. how you could be risking your mental health with every sip. sighted in residential neighborhoods... ken bastida >>> it's not something you usually hear about in urban areas. coyotes sighted in residential neighborhoods. ken bastida is with mobile5 in san francisco's twin peaks area, where people are seeing plenty. hey, ken. >> reporter: yeah, hi, elizabeth. yeah, twin peaks, glen park, mount sutro, golden gate park, coyotes. they have been spotted all over san francisco. and it's is it not as un
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
$75 ticket or whatever, they're going to decide they're not going to shop in san francisco. you're trying to get people to take public transit. they're not going to take all their bags shopping on the bus and go home. they just bought a nice expensive coat, birthday present for their spouse or their significant other and they're not going to want to carry it on the bus and have someone steal it from them, you know. a lot of people still don't feel safe being on public transit. i think that -- i can the thing is, though, if you keep costing more and more to come into the city, especially on sundays, you're going to be cutting off your nose despite your face. that's all i'm going to say about that. and also, you need to make sure you address the concerns of the religious community -- not the religious, the church communities because all you're going to do as i said, discourage people from coming to church. and god knows we all need to go to a religious service once in a while. thank you. >> thank you. anyone else care to address the board? seeing none, we'll go to the consent cale
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Jan 9, 2013 12:00am PST
for the city and county of san francisco in 1989 as the investigator for the city's first whistle blower program. prior to employment with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for the people he serves in the city and county of san francis
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
" which is anchored in san francisco bay. we were over ahead when the coast guard investigators were on board yesterday interviewing the bar pilot, guy kleess, who was at helm when the accident occurred. he passed an alcohol test. a drug test result is pending. we will have more in 30 minutes. >> political leaders are tackling the issue of gun violence amid signs america is at a tipping point for taking action. vice president biden is holding high-level meetings today with victims groups, the n.r.a. and gun safety organizations. we are live in washington, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen. the obama administration does not want to lose momentum for new gun legislation. they think now is the time to act. the vice president is bringing together all the stakeholders at the white house this week. >> the white house is speeding up efforts for a consensus on new gun legislation. a task force on gun violence headed by vice president biden meets this week with people on both sides of the gun debate: victims groups and gun safety organizations today and the national rifle associat
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
of the transportation authority of the city and county of san francisco, congratulations. (applause) >> we will now proceed for the nomination of the office of president. >> president: could you please describe the principal of making nominations. >> a member may nominate themselves. second nomination is welcome but not required. members do not accept nominations and can withdraw their name anytime without a second. members and nominate one person in there is one seat to fill. to reopen it may be done with a majority vote. public comment can be taken on the new nominations. >> president: with that we will proceed with making a nominations for the office of president of the board supervisors; i will call supervisors as i see their name on the roster. supervisor yee. >> i would like to be able to do this first order of business as a supervisor and nominate david chiu as the president for the new term. and do this with a lot of happiness to see that what we have seen in the city's movement of improvement of services and life for our residents in san francisco, that i want to see this continue
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Jan 9, 2013 3:30pm PST
and preparation for this summer's program. there is a new coordinator, or new coordinators with the san francisco unified school district. and the school district is in the process of identifying potential candidates that they will refer to tjpa and other employers. i mentioned that our interns in the past have had a great deal of success working on our project and have been very positive experience for them, preparing for college and moving into other activities. and we were featured by the national academy foundation in two of their recent publications, and the brochure you see three of our interns from the summer of 2011 with their mentors from the tjpa and project control staff. so we had very positive feedback from national academy foundation looking to tjpa as a model for the internship programs that we have been participating with in san francisco unified. i will ask ted to come up and talk about his efforts on the veterans program. i'm sorry, one more slide on the efforts of the unions reported at our last board meetings with their efforts with san francisco unified. the carpenter's unio
SFGTV2
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. by booking manager had an opportunity in lake tahoe. i love san francisco and the diversity here. i find that when you operate a venue and it is diverse and has a variety of things going on, there is a certain openness. when it is open to all the folks in the city, problems of violence and things like that do not tend to come along. thank you. >> thank you. i love my panel. in the producer of the largest fetish event next year. thank you, from the. [laughter] i wanted to start with you, jeffrey. this is a big thing of mine. everyone says that they love good food and music. i love a good cocktail. obviously, that is part and parcel of the issue that came up around all ages, 21 and over. other than looking great entertainment on the stage, how do you plan to make sure the or patrons have a great experience? aside from what they are seeing, maybe? >> it is artistic. right off the bat, when you enter a club, the first contact point is the door. if there is a hard asset the door giving you a rough time. from the beginning i start with a courtesy force. the bartender's that i have are not the
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
to san francisco. if you are driving in san jose this morning we have a nice looking drive and nots much -- not as much fog. we will talk about the fog with steve right now, 4:38. >> there will still be some, there was pockets of it. it was really thick for a while, some areas struggled to get out, other areas and clouds were increasing and this is the leading edge of the big change in our pattern. temperatures have come up but we are ready to go down and in fact if we get to tomorrow morning, there is no doubt. ridge of high pressure is going down and temperatures will begin to drop off. they will cool down a good 5 to 8 degrees and there could be a few splash and dash showers. it will be cooler tonight and yesterday we topped out on the temperatures and we were on our way down in the temperatures not much in the way tonight but i expect to pick up 50s on the temperatures and get ready for the cold. there could be a few, not really so much over us, i mean there is already a freeze warning for friday. the weekend looks good but they are very, very cool. >> 4:39 more disappointment for an
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
is licensed not just in the san francisco bay but in sacramento. areas that aren't easy to navigate. >> the dynamic area, i have great respect for the pilots. >> reporter: and they have had a few bumps, three minor incidents since 2009. incidents that resulted in kleess undercan going additional training. >> they were very minor ins tents. the first one in 2009 was a minor grounding where the ship did not even get stuck. it just brushed up against the bank in the sacramento river. >> reporter: but the latest incident is by no means minor. and now the board, the coast gua guard, and the ntsb are all trying to get to the bottom of it. >> the lessons learned business and you evaluate and go over it with a fine-toothed comb. >> reporter: and we are back here live. you can see the lights of that oil tanker. it remains anchored in the bay as investigators describe it go through it with a fine-toothed comb. now, also, the ntsb has joined the effort. they have an investigator here in the bay area working in conjunction with the coast guard. also, the coast guard tells me tonight that they c
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
complications. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> there was a warning right before a tanker scraped a bay bridge tower in the fog. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is on treasure island with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. the investigation continues. you can see the boat right off treasure island where i'm standing. the coast guard says its vessel traffic service sent a warning to the bar pilot right before the tanker grazed one of the bridge's towers. the overseas reymar hit the bay bridge on monday morning. more like a scrape actually. and according to state records, the captain, guy kleess, was involved in three previous scrapes in his career all minor. in august of 2009 his ship grounded in the sacramento river. two days later he damaged a dock at the port of stockton. and in may 2010 he was supervising a trainee on a tugboat that hit the richmond harbor -- hit the bottom, rather, in the richmond harbor. that was out of about 1100 trips he made throughout his career. >> i don't think you can go through a career without having some
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
. >>> new information in the san francisco, what happened just moments before a san francisco tanker swiped the bay bridge. >>> san jose sharks' fans may get an answer on when the players will be back on the ice. we will explain what is happening today regarding that. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> we are ready. good morning to you, wednesday january 9th, i am dave clark. >> thank you for waking up with us, steve is here with the weather forecast, cold today. chills, freeze warnings? >> yes, it is on its way, dave and pam, increasing clouds, watch out for fog, still some pockets of it, highs today coming down in oh about 7 minutes, here is sal. >>> interstate 880, no major problems here, the traffic continues to move along very nicely if you are driving to downtown. san francisco 101 traffic approaching the 880 split, let's go back to the desk. >>> police are going door to door looking for witnesses involving a violent night in the pet rather neighbor -- pet rather row -- in a nearby neighborhood and police are learning what happened with a violent incident which
SFGTV
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
, for the resolve of the san francisco municipal transportation agency acknowledges that the needed aon contract expenditures are $17,55 1,240 which is 5 37,510 less than the contract not to exceed amount of 18,88 7,750 under the proposed second amendment and we recommend that you approve the proposed resolution as amended. >> thank you very much. just a quick question, follow-up question to aon perhaps. essentially what's happening here is we're shifting the $150 million insurance responsibility from the contractor to the mta to do basically. i'm wondering what is the difference, why is it that it's cheaper for us, end up being cheaper for us to shift that responsibility onto the mta as opposed to having the contractor go out and look for it? do we have a more i guess competitive process where the city ends up having a more favorable rate, insurance rate? what is it that is resulting in the savings? >> so, there's two forces working in favor of this solution versus the contractors procuring it. one is that this program, the central subway program, already used capacity in the marketplace for th
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
it was a wedding anniversary gift from a san francisco pioneer to his wife. >> it was created by a san francisco gold smith artisan. it does include quartz that has not been mined in california since the 1800s. we consider it a precious object in telling the story of california and particularly the gold rush. and it has been in our collection since the 1960s. >> there was a single suspect that we are aware of at this time he made an unlawful entry using an unknown object to gain entry during closed business hours of the museum. they entered, they removed items in both instances. and end up fleeing the scene without apprehension. >> reporter: here's what oakland police would tell us. they say that the suspect is an african-american male, 5'9" to 6-foot tall. medium complexion, black hair. he was wearing all dark clothing. what's unusual they say is he was wearing a white mask at the time. oakland police telling us they're searching the actuary and video surveillance camera actually caught the thief, but they're not releasing that video to us either. we can tell you that the museum is telling us t
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Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
to be routine by the san francisco public utilities commission, and will be acted upon by a single vote of the commission. there will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the commission or the public so requests, in which event the matter will be removed from the calendar and considered as a separate item. >> dr. jackson. >>> i didn't hear too well. you were saying you were removing this? >> i prefer not to. but i did not want to prevent you from making comments on it. >>> well, i'm glad it's being removed. >> you want it removed? >>> yes. >> is there a motion by a member of the committee? i don't want it removed, but if someone else does, that's their option. all right. >> aren't they allow today do that? >>> are you going to put it over to another time? >> no, no, i don't want to do that. >> just to be clear, in removing it from consent, that's essentially what you're doing by allowing someone to testify on an individual item. but then you're going to call it. you're not removing it from the calendar. you're going to call it and vote on it -- >> correct. >> all
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Jan 9, 2013 1:30am PST
-third? since the mta has decided to approve this project, it is time for the citizens of san francisco to abolish this board by putting in an initiative on the ballot to repeal property e. the mta has lacked integrity by making a nonintelligent decision to build a not needed subway while the rest of the system shrinks. >> next speaker, please. >> craig fonaro, lance carnes, steve taylor. >> good afternoon, mr. fonaro. >>> hi, thanks for giving me time to speak. can you hear me? first of all, i want to say that these new options that you have come up with are fabulous if, in fact, they're going to happen. but based on this report that i'm reading, i don't think that they ever will. i don't think february 1st, 2013 is near enough time to take on these new options. and i think that it's funny that february 1st, 2013, is probably two days before you're going to start digging the trench on columbus avenue. also it seems like to me, based on our future or our past business together, that this is an item to a bees us when the real serious matter is paragraph 3, which says, if we can't do opti
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